Profile & Facts

APK was founded in 2008 with the vision of producing from plastic waste, pure polymers with properties close to virgin plastics. After many years of research, development and testing of various waste flows, the vision has now become a reality with an industrial scale plant.

Production of high-quality plastic granulates and compounds from pre- and post-consumer plastic waste

Plant in Merseburg with over 57,000m² for Research & Development, Production and Administration


Year founded The company was founded in 2008


Employees work for the success of the company

12.000 t/a

Input capacity using the conventional recycling process

8.000 t/a

Input capacity using the innovative Newcycling® process

We are making history

For more than 10 years, APK has been working continuously on the development of high-quality recycling processes. With the aim of recovering various material flows efficiently and above all sustainably, and of facilitating a closed circular economy, a steadily growing number of employees have been working, developing and producing at the Merseburg plant since 2008 for the success of APK AG. Find out about our most important milestones in our company history.